Who Wants Whiter Teeth?

Whitening, or bleaching, is a way to lighten teeth without bonding material to the teeth or removing any sound tooth structure. In this respect, it's one of the most conservative cosmetic procedures we have. Here's how it works. How does whitening work? Typically for in-office appointments, we'll fit your mouth with a special mouthpiece filled with a whitening solution. Then, a special frequency of light is shown into your mouth to activate the solution, which penetrates the dentin of your teeth to lighten their color. There are also at-home treatments available that incorporate custom made trays to be worn at night or during daily sessions. After three to five sessions, the teeth really start to show a difference. Does it [...]